“12th Street,” the award winning literary magazine published by The New School’s Riggio Writing and Democracy Program, heralded the release of their fifth issue on May 9.For those familiar with events related to writing at The New School, the venue for the latest release of “12th Street” may seem strange, even grandiose. At 7 p.m. that night, a crowd of [...]
Archive for May, 2012
Maria Bamford is a comedian known for her distinctive and surreal style of stand up. She also starred on the Super Deluxe web series “The Maria Bamford Show.”
The Center for Public Scholarship and The New School for Drama co-organized a panel discussion on April 28 at Tishman Auditorium for the launch of the latest issue of the journal Social Research: An International Quarterly, covering the subject of politics and comedy.
While blockers and police officers clashed downtown on May Day, protesters in midtown marched down the streets armed with guitars, melodicas, and cellos.
A plea for fangirls everywhere to scale down their obsessions We all have that stage where we obsessively fangirl over something. For me (and I can’t believe I’m admitting this) it was at age 12, when I discovered Good Charlotte.
It happened a few weeks ago while I was in Austin for the South by Southwest film festival. I remember the exact, epiphany-like moment (what alcoholics refer to as “a moment of clarity”) — like the time I realized I was straight, and another time, years later, that I realized being straight doesn’t have to keep you from having a [...]
On the afternoon of May 1, Lang junior Lukas Walczak and a group of fellow students were marching up Sixth Avenue from Washington Square Park.
By Amanda Aschettino and Stephany Chung Ernesto Golfo Reflects on 42 Years at The New School In December 1968, Ernesto Golfo was playing foosball with friends at a bar on the corner of Beaumont Avenue and Crotona Avenue in South Bronx.
In 2007, private equity investor Michael G. O’Hara made the trek from Miami to New York City with his wife, Glorimar, and two children in search of a home. The couple, who are active in philanthropy in New York, ended up purchasing a three-floor triplex apartment in a five-story building at 5 E. 13th St., for $8.2 million.